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Virtual Prison Visits

Prison systems around the country have embraced video visitation as a low-cost, high security way to connect inmates with their family and friends. But prisoner rights advocates were alarmed when the DC Department of Corrections recently shifted to video as an alternative to traditional visitation and eliminated all in-person visits. We explore the benefits and potential drawbacks of video visitation.

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